A rocky road to Zimbabwe

In this article the Zimbabwean writer Panashe Chigumadzi writes about the effects of the disappearance of the Robert Mugabe from the centre of power. He has been leading the country from the start of independence. Panashe takes the Zimbabwean ruins and her ancestors as founding elements of her country. But is this sufficient?  Advertisements

The Indigo Press in the launch of their first book, These bones will rise again

The events are still new in our memories. The events in the country of Zimbabwe where uncle Bob had to to step down, forced by the military and rising displeasure by the people of this country. The recent decades in Zimbabwean history come to the fore in the novel These bones will rise. This book … Continue reading The Indigo Press in the launch of their first book, These bones will rise again

Literary affair in memory of poet Penny

Last year December the Zimbabwean writer and journalist and poet Brian T. Penny passed away as the result of a car accident. This caused a shock in the the literary fraternity in Zimbabwe. On the 21rst of April 2018 a meeting will be held in Mbare to share memories, to remember his work and to … Continue reading Literary affair in memory of poet Penny

‘Sloppy’ booksellers under fire

It could have been a joyous occasion all through the event. Two wellknown writers launched their books. Always a cause for celebrations. But there were other sounds at the meetings. Grumbling about the attitude of booksellers in Zimbabwe. What do they do to enhance the sale of books, not only by these two writers, but … Continue reading ‘Sloppy’ booksellers under fire

Zukiswa Wanner on the Burden of The African Passport & Her Thoughts on Self-Publishing

The Kenya-based writer Zukiswa Wanner is a multi-national writer, with roots and flowers in different African countries. She travels widely both within the continent and outside the continent. She now has published another book. In this article you will read more about her book and her travels and her passport.